- Revisiting an age-old question: Are people basically lazy? Rowe, Carl // Las Vegas Business Press;2/19/96, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p4
Opinion. Argues against an idea that people invariably choose a course of action that is simply the least trouble for them. `Governing' magazine's editorial debunking the idea that people make choices primarily in response to economic incentives; Role of government.
- The analysis of compositional effects as exemplified by the study ofelections de Vos, Sjoerd // GeoJournal;Dec1998, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p43
Some people are influenced by other people who live near them. They vote for the same political party as their neighbors and they go to church on Sunday because that is what most other people in the area do. This phenomenon is known as the compositional effect of the environment. This article...
- Darwinian politics. // Skeptic;1996, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p14
Reports on the holding of the `Biology of Politics' conference at the Crimean Medical Institute. Organizers; Topics that have been discussed; Contact information.
- The Evolution of Liberty. Bailey, Ronald // Hit & Run;9/11/2011, p78
An essay is presented about brain, belief and politics. The essay was presented at the Cato Unbound-organized discussion. It put forwards the belief that human evolution and history are a search through time in which societies tested religious, political, family and economic institutions....
- INTERNAL PROCESSES GOVERNING PARTY POSITIONS IN ELECTIONS. Coleman, James S. // Public Choice;Fall1971, Vol. 11, p36
Deals with the internal processes that governs party positions in elections. Stages of elections; Contingencies of behavior during elections; Description of multi-stage election systems; General problems of external actions constrained by internal processes.
- "Nostalgia for the Past," or What Lessons Young People Could Have Learned and Did Learn. Zorkaia, Nataliia // Russian Education & Society;Jun2009, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p3
The article focuses on comparing the youth culture in Russia and the Soviet Union. It notes that the acceptance and the understanding of Western ideas and its democratic principles not just on economic and technological accomplishments have significant role in the creation of the liberal and...
- The Science of Politics and the Conquest of Nature. Deneen, Patrick J. // New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology & Society;Summer2011, Vol. 32, p90
The author argues that the birth of liberalism was brought about by two transformations of people's understanding of science. The first understanding, he notes, is the move away from the contemplative study of nature to the project to harness and manipulate it for desired ends. The second, he...
- Socialism after Hayek and human sociality. McPhail, Edward // Review of Austrian Economics;Sep2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p285
Was Hayek a postmodernist? Pointing to the important role that human sociality plays in Hayekâ€™s work, Ted Burzackâ€™s answer is resounding â€œyes.â€
- MORALITY IN MACHIAVELLI, HOBBES AND LOCKE: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS. ONBAŞI, Funda GENÇOĞLU // Felsefe ve Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi (FLSF);Spring2013, Issue 15, p24
This study moves from the contention that morality is a political concept par excellence. In other words, this study is built on the presumption that social and political analysis of what is goes hand in hand with a concern with what ought to be, and that when at stake are the matters of...